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Optical Engineering

Design of reversible sequential circuits using electro-optic effect of lithium-niobate-based Mach–Zehnder interferometers
Author(s): Santosh Kumar; Chanderkanta Chauhan; Amna Bedi
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Paper Abstract

In recent years, it has been shown that reversible logic can play an important role in power optimization for computer design. The various reversible logic gates such as Feynman, Fredkin, Peres, and Toffoli gates have been discussed by researchers, but very little work has been done on reversible sequential circuits. Design of reversible sequential circuits using lithium-niobate-based Mach–Zehnder interferometers is proposed. Here, flip-flops are designed with the help of basic reversible logic gates such as Feynman, Fredkin, and Peres gates. Theoretical descriptions along with mathematical formulation of the devices are provided. The devices are also analyzed through finite difference-beam propagation method and MATLAB® simulation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 December 2016
PDF: 12 pages
Opt. Eng. 55(12) 125105 doi: 10.1117/1.OE.55.12.125105
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 55, Issue 12
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Santosh Kumar, DIT Univ. (India)
Chanderkanta Chauhan, DIT Univ. (India)
Amna Bedi, DIT Univ. (India)


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